On the departure, Tidiane Thiam approached at the IMF

After almost ten years in the top management of the world's largest financial companies, the Franco-Ivorian banker is expected to succeed Christine Lagarde at...

Exclusive interview with Mamadou Bocar Sy, Director General of the Senegal Housing Bank (BHS)

BHS, CHAMPION OF BANKS OF HABITAT To understand the economic model of housing banks, we approached one of the actors in the field. General Director...

Algeria: the National Insurance Company on an uphill slope

In a press conference in Algiers, the chief executive officer of the National Insurance Company (SAA), Nacer Sais, said on May 19, 2019 that...

Guinea: Minister Mariama Camara challenges the judgment of the Belgian courts

Condemned by Belgian justice to 20 months of suspended sentence, to 12,000 euros fine and confiscation of 300,000 euros, Mariama Camara, Guinean Minister of...

Niger: Mohamed Bazoum, the putative dolphin

After the February 1, 2019 dismissal of Hassoumi Massaoudou, Minister of Finance, replaced at short notice by Mamadou Diop, former vice-governor of the BCEAO,...

Togo: the (new) ambitions of the Port of Lome

Since becoming the leading container port in the region since 2017, Lagos has been ranked first. Lomé owes its rank to some investments made...

The 30 most powerful banks in Africa and the Middle East

With $ 229 billion in assets at the end of March 2018, Qatar National Bank (QNB) is the largest bank in Africa and the...

BEAC explains new exchange regulations in CEMAC Zone

The Bank of Central African States (BEAC) provides explanations on the new exchange regulations for nationals of the Economic and Monetary Community of Central...

Total Gabon sells to Assala Upstream Gabon SA its stake in the Rabi Kounga...

Sources reported in Libreville on Tuesday, Total Gabon signed an agreement with Assala Upstream Gabon SA for the sale of its entire 32.9% stake...

Arab Bank Plc interested in Tunisian bank UBCI

The Jordanian banking and financial group, Arab Bank Plc, will soon acquire 50.08% stake in the capital of UBCI (Banking Union for Trade and...

Moody’s places Senegal’s Ba3 ratings on review for downgrade

New York, June 12, 2020 -- Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has today placed the Government of Senegal's Ba3 foreign and local currency issuer ratings...

Diane Karusisi confirmed as head of Bank Of Kigali Group

Diane Karusisi, Managing Director of Bank of Kigali, has been confirmed as President of the BK Group, the holding company which oversees the activities...

Senegal: status quo at the Sen Re

The suspense is lifted to Senegalese reinsurance. Sen Re separated from his deputy director, Adama Ndiaye, who had submitted his letter of resignation on...

Ecobank Côte d’Ivoire in the eye of the storm

Ecobank Côte d'Ivoire is in turmoil over its Asset management subsidiary. Directed until recently by Mike Coffi, Ecobank Asset Management is said to have...
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